Today the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) announced a positive test result for novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in a King County resident. The individual, a woman in her fifties, had recent travel to Daegu, South Korea. The resident is in home isolation and has mild illness.
Public Health – Seattle & King County is working to identify and contact those who may have come in contact with the confirmed case.
This is the first known case of novel coronavirus in King County. Today, Washington State Department of Health also identified a positive case of novel coronavirus in Snohomish County.
More details on the latest coronavirus cases in Washington State here.
For more information about novel coronavirus, visit www.kingcounty.gov/coronavirus
Originally posted 2/28/2020